Do you ever feel like you need a little help in your relationship with God? An accountability partner or group may be just the boost you need.
In this post we’ll talk about accountability: what it looks like, how to get started, and what to watch out for. Let’s begin with a definition.
What is accountability?
Accountability is a helping-each-other-out sort of relationship where we help each other achieve goals by asking the question, “Did you do what you said you would do?” Or in the case of breaking a habit–did you not do what you said you wouldn’t do?
With Christian accountability, the goals are often related to our relationship with God and others: doing something (or not doing something) so we can love God and others better. Continue reading →
Have you ever wanted to change, but you weren’t sure how?
Paul tells us in Romans 12:2 that we’re transformed by the renewing of the mind.
In this online study which begins March 2, 2015, you’ll learn how to renew your mind on a practical, day-by-day basis and what it looks like to rely on God’s strength–not your own–for something you’d like to change.
We’ll start with a small project — something you’d really like to change — and then we’ll start going to God for help with it.
My husband and I have a less-than-perfect marriage.
This surprises me. Because I had grown up to believe that I would have the perfect romance, marry the perfect man, and then skip on to the perfect marriage with my perfect husband who would meet my every need.
After all, isn’t that what happened in all the movies?
The truth is, I had unrealistic expectations for marriage. Here’s the truth: there is no perfect marriage! Continue reading →
Maybe you’ve been struggling with the same sin for years. Or you’re stuck in the grip of a negative emotion like worry, anger, or insecurity. Or you’ve been trying to start a habit–like have a daily quiet time–but it’s not happening.
We all know how hopeless that feels because we’ve all been there.